Definition of Duns Scotus, John in English:

Duns Scotus, John

proper noun

  • (c.1265–1308), Scottish theologian and scholar. A profoundly influential figure in the Middle Ages, he was the first major theologian to defend the theory of the Immaculate Conception, and opposed St Thomas Aquinas in arguing that faith was a matter of will rather than something dependent on logical proofs.

Pronunciation:

Duns Scotus, John

/dʌnz ˈskəʊtəs/